The Ultimate Makeover: 7 Stylish Short Haircuts

Allison Schmidt | 02 February 2017
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Classic cuts coming your way! Check out these classic short hairstyles that aren’t stuffy or boring!

There’s nothing more freeing than chopping off your hair! When you go for the big cut, consider stylish short haircuts as a way to switch up your look with a modern touch. To help you out, we’re sharing some of our favorite classic, stylish short haircuts that feature the best of mix of styles that are timeless and trendy. Read on to get inspired by checking out this collection of awesome stylish short cuts.

7 Classy Short Hairstyles that Work Day or Night

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Try out a sleek new look. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

1. Sleek Side Part

Does it even get chicer than this short hairdo? This side-parted, classy short hair look is worn on a very basic blunt cut. Keeping your short locks cut straight across provides a crisp, clean edge (and is one of this year’s hottest trends). It instantly ups the style factor, just so long as you can keep your hair from poufing out on the bottom, a.k.a. triangle hair! Style this cut slicked down for the ultimate fashion-forward look. We like how Nexxus New York Salon Care Exxtra Hold Sculpting Gel and a fine-toothed comb best refines this hairstyle.

stylish short haircuts like a short wavy bob
Curls give a new spin on a regular bob.

2. Curled-Under Bob

The curled-under bob is one of those classic short hairstyles that look good on women of any age. This look gives hair a slightly retro feel too, while totally proving that yes, you can curl short hair! Use your favorite skinny curling iron, twirl hair around a 1/2-inch barrel to curl your hair. You can brush through the curls with a boar-bristled brush for a satiny, vintage finish.

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Defined curls sass up any short cut! Photo credit: Dvora

3. Defined, Curly Pixie

Think you can only curl bob-length hair? Think again! We love this twisted, long-on-top pixie cut. To curl hair this length (without burning yourself!) curl your hair horizontally, not vertically. Just take care when curling that close to your scalp! We love how looks like this show that classy short hair can also be totally structural and fashionable.

stylish short haircuts with a modern pixie
A cool, modern pixie cut is a classic in its own right. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

4. Modern Pixie

Looking for a super short pixie with some personality? To achieve short classy hairstyles such as this look, bring your hair to the opposite side in which you normally wear it. Brush it down with a boar-bristle brush, and then smooth out any frizz or flyaways with TRESemmé Keratin Smooth Serum.

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This blunt bob-and-bangs combo is both a cute and confident look to try. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

5. Blunt Short Haircut

This vintage-inspired haircut is giving us total mod vibes. We love stylish short haircuts that are a combination of two trends in one. In this case, it’s this polished bangs-and-chin-length-bob mix that looks completely wearable yet also kind of cutting edge. Wear this style with pin straight hair, reinforced with a shining heat agent for the ultimate sleek look.

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Baby bangs aren’t going away anytime soon! Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

6. Bob with Baby Bangs

Micro -bangs were one of the top trends of season’s past, and this runway fave is a look that’s still going strong into this year. We especially adore this look as a quirky twist to classic short hairstyles. But, we must warn you: Micro-bangs are definitely a commitment (to your blowdryer and hair cutting shears, for starters). As long as you’re up for the daily routine, this look is so worth it.

stylish short haircuts with waves
Nothing can beat a wavy bob with a whole lot of definition. Photo credit: indigitalimages.com

7. Asymmetrical Bob

And then there’s the haircut if you’re aiming for something a bit longer. If this is  your first foray into classy short hair, it may be easier to go for a slightly longer asymmetrical bob. It has ever-so-slightly longer layers at the front, which gives you more options and looks great when done in waves.

Need more stylish short haircuts to inspire your new look? Check out these cool short hair ideas.

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